Small Adventures on the Coast of Maine

Small Adventures

Southwest Harbor:
The quiet side of Mt. Desert

Photo by Rick and Mimi Steadman
Far from Bar Harbor’s summer bustle, Southwest Harbor is known as Mt. Desert Island’s quiet side.

By Mimi Bigelow Steadman

Issue Date:
Winter 2014
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Far from Bar Harbor’s summer bustle, Southwest Harbor is known as Mt. Desert Island’s quiet side.

Small Adventures

Writer Mimi Steadman visits Biddeford Pool, a community of shingle-style cottages in Saco Bay. Named Winter Harbor by the Europeans who settled there in the 1600s, it should have been called Summer Harbor, because summer is when the town buzzes with activity.

Small Adventures: Belfast

Small Adventures: Belfast
The city’s new harbor walk shows off a much-revitalized waterfront.
BelfastThe Belfast Public Landing features a good launching ramp, as well as moorings and docks.
Photograph by Ben Ellison
Issue Date:
Winter 2014
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Small Adventures: Marshall Island

Small Adventures: Marshall Island
The weather was settled and we were feeling adventurous.
Marshall IslandIn settled weather, the anchorage off Ringtown Island makes a fine stop-over.
Photographs by Gretchen Piston Ogden
Issue Date:
May Issue 2013
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Gunkholing with Gizmo: Isle au Haut

Where challenge breeds ingenuity.
Gunkholing with Gizmo: Isle au Haut
Moorings off the town dock are first-come, first-served, and provide easy access tot he town's limited but choice amenities.
Photo by Ben Ellison

Issue Date:
The Boat Show Issue 2012
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Location

43° 50' 43.1196" N, 69° 33' 24.8796" W

Isle au Haut

Gunkholing with Gizmo: Rutherfod Island (South Bristol and Christmas Cove)

Adventures on the Coast of Maine
Gunkholing with Gizmo: Rutherford Island
South Bristol's inner harbor; well protected, accessible from two directions, and typically packed with boats.
Photo by Ben Ellison

Issue Date:
June 2012
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Location

43° 50' 43.1196" N, 69° 33' 24.8796" W

South Bristol and Christmas Cove

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